Ten Speed Press to Publish Michelle Obama Photography Book
Ten Speed Press, an imprint of the Crown Publishing Group, announced that it will publish a new book by former White House photographer Amanda Lucidon. Chasing Light: Michelle Obama Through the Lens of a White House Photographer is a striking and intimate collection of 150 color photographs—many never before seen—along with personal reflections and stories from Ms. Lucidon, an Official White House Photographer from 2013 to 2017, and the only female photographer during her time in the Obama White House. North American print and digital rights to Chasing Light, scheduled to be published on October 17, 2017, were acquired by Ten Speed Press Editor Kaitlin Ketchum from Rachel Vogel at Waxman Leavell Literary Agency.
Women in Science Spends 37 Weeks on the New York Times Bestseller List
In just over a year on sale, Rachel Ignotofsky's beautiful and inspiring Women in Science has spent a total of 37 weeks on the New York Times bestseller list in the Middle Grade Hardcover category. It debuted at #5 on the August 14th, 2016 list and has appeared on and off the list consistently since then. I can't say enough glowing things about this wonderful book--it's not only beautifully and brilliantly illustrated but is truly inspiring and in tells the powerful stories of 50 notable women in STEM. It's the perfect gift for yourself, your best smartypants girlfriend, and your 12 year old niece. Huge congratulations to Rachel!
Deep Dark Fears Nominated for Eisner Award
Fran Krause's Deep Dark Fears has been nominated for a 2016 Will Eisner Comic Industry Award in the Best Humor Publication category! The so-called "Oscars of Comics", the Eisners are prestigious awards given for achievement in American comic books, with the annual gala awards ceremony held at Comic-Con International. This year the ceremony will be held on July 22. The full list of nominees can be found here.
Huge congratulations (and best of luck) to Fran!
NOPI Nominated for James Beard award
Yotam Ottolenghi and Ramael Scully's beautiful book, NOPI: The Cookbook, has been nominated for a 2016 James Beard award in the Cooking from a Professional Point of View category! It was an honor to have edited the American edition of this fabulous restaurant cookbook. The Beard award winners will be announced on April 26.
Big congrats (and good luck) to Yotam, Scully, and the whole team at NOPI!
Update: NOPI won!
Deep Dark Fears Spends 5 Weeks on the New York Times Bestseller List
In total, Deep Dark Fears has spent five weeks on the New York Times bestseller list in the Hardcover Graphic category. As previously reported, it debuted at #3 the 10/18/2015 list, and then went on to #9 on the 10/25/2015 list, #8 on the 11/8/2015 list, #8 on the 11/15/2015 list, and finally #10 on the 11/22/2015 list.
I am thrilled and proud for this awesome little book and its fantastic author--congratulations again to Fran!
Deep Dark Fears Hits the New York Times Bestseller List
I'm absolutely thrilled that Fran Krause's brilliant, funny, creepy, and beautiful book Deep Dark Fears debuted at #3 on the New York Times bestseller list in the Hardcover Graphic category. It hit the 10/18/2015 list after being on sale for only one week! I loved working on this book with Fran and am so proud of it. Huge congratulations, Fran!